The contest is open for PhD students and Post docs studying at universities in Europe.
01/03/2021: Start of submission period
01/06/2021: End of submission period
01/07/2021: Invitation sent out by Huawei for online award ceremony and announcement of the selected shortlist of candidates
02/08/2021: Deadline for the submission of the PowerPoint presentation (only for the selected shortlist)
01/09/2021: Online presentation by the finalists of the submitted papers, followed by online award ceremony
Only submissions on one of the following topics will be accepted:
-Integration of electronics with silicon photonics
-Silicon photonics based FMCW Lidar
-Other silicon photonics based (smart) sensor applications
-Silicon photonics based RF photonics applications
-Silicon photonics based medical applications
-Use of silicon photonics in AI computing
The submissions should consist of recently published papers or research reports up to 4-6 pages.
All submissions should be complete, written in English and submitted via the application button below, respecting the given schedule.
The following personal details of the candidate should be included:
-Name and surname;
-Phone number and/or email address of the candidate;
-Education level of the candidate;
The submitted content should be original and should not violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, and privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.
Huawei reserves the right to cancel the event due to unforeseen reasons in which case we will do everything we reasonably can to let you know.
2. PowerPoint presentation
The selected shortlist consisting of the 6 finalists will be required to give a PowerPoint presentation on their submitted work at the online award ceremony in view of the selection of the final top 3 laureates, as set out below. This PowerPoint presentation should be limited to a duration of 15 minutes.
The evaluation will be done by Huawei experts across Europe.
b. Published papers / Research reports
To select the shortlist of candidates, consisting of 6 finalist, the Huawei experts will evaluate the submissions on the basis of the following criteria:
-Quality and thoroughness of the research;
-Innovation and creativity of the solutions and ideas presented;
-Feasibility and commercial potential of the solutions, ideas; and
-Overall quality, clarity and conciseness of the submissions.
The selected shortlist, consisting of the 6 finalists, will be required to give a PowerPoint presentation about their submitted work at the online award ceremony. Huawei experts will evaluate these oral presentations and select the top 3 laureates from the shortlist on the basis of the following criteria:
-Structure and content;
-Clarity of the presentation;
-Originality and creativity;
-Overall quality of the presentation.
1st place = 5000€
2nd place = 3000€
3rd place = 1000€
- Intellectual property rights and warranties
When making a submission, each candidate warrants to be the original author of that submission and to hold all intellectual property rights pertaining to that submission. For the avoidance of doubt it is explicitly understood that the mere participation in this contest will not result in any transfer of intellectual property rights.
When making a submission, each candidate furthermore warrants not to violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, and privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.
Finally and for the avoidance of doubt it is explicitly understood that candidates will not be required to disclose any confidential information pertaining to their research and/or submissions. If a candidate would decide in its own discretion to disclose certain confidential information when making a submission, such information will only be used for the purpose of the contest, in particular for the evaluation of the submission made.
Huawei Technologies Research & Development Belgium NV and its affiliates around the world clearly understand how important privacy is for you and respect your privacy. Please carefully read the Privacy Statement before submitting your personal data to Huawei : http://www.cvwarehouse.com/downloads/CompanyDocuments/11091_HuaweiBenelux/200625_Privacy_statement_Contests_and_Events_final.pdf
Huawei will have the right to immediately exclude any candidate from the contest at any given time and/or claim the return or refund of awards that would already have been granted, if Huawei shows to have valid reasons to believe the concerned candidate engaged in unlawful behavior in connection with the contest, including but not limited to the violation, plagiarism, or infringement of the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, and privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.
The contest is organized by the following Huawei company (“Huawei”):
Huawei Technologies Research & Development Belgium NV
9052 Zwijnaarde (Ghent)
CBE n°: 0827.031.106